This report offers strategic guidance for policy makers and government officials responsible for commissioning and using evaluations of public engagement. It provides an indication of the key issues for consideration and offers concrete examples drawn from current practice in 8 OECD countries.
This report looks at the progress made to date and the remaining challenges the Norwegian government, long active in using information and technology to improve the quality of public services and modernise government, faces in implementing e-government.
Its e-government strategy has helped Mexico position itself among the top performers of onlines services. This report analyses and assesses remaining challenges and provides a set of proposals for action to deal with the most actual and pressing questions of e-government.
The lastest OECD broadband technologies penetration data.
This study outlines developments and challenges in the adoption of digital delivery and e-business in distribution and logistics.
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This report was prepared as an input by the OECD to the United Nations Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG).
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Korea is facing the challenges of moving from high levels of new ICT infrastructure availability to ensuring effective use and reaping the economic benefits from ICT diffusion to business.
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Finland is well into the diffusion stage of the S-curve of ICT use in business. Levels of basic ICT "readiness" in business are well above the OECD average and ICT investment both in equipment and ICT skills remains high.
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Switzerland is well-advanced along the diffusion curve of ICT use in business. Levels of basic “readiness” (see IT Outlook 2002, 2004) are high, and it is well equipped with the necessary hardware, both information technology and communications technology. However diffusion is uneven and ICT impacts on business may be lower than expected based on the average levels of equipment and diffusion. Switzerland tends to be a follower in
How precisely does ICT affect economic growth and the efficiency of firms? How well can these impacts be measured? And under which conditions do the impacts of ICT emerge?